The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 646 682 683
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 275 294 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 215 249 234
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,400 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 253 £50,000 - 29
London +57 126 £55,000 - 10
South East +38 66 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Berkshire +17 25 £60,000 +9.09% 1
City of London +53 20 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Reading +30 20 £60,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire +17 19 £43,750 -2.77% 1
North West -7 17 £42,500 -46.87% 2
Leeds +36 16 £42,500 -15.00%
West Yorkshire +24 16 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Manchester +12 15 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Hampshire +5 14 £41,750 -7.22% 3
Surrey +34 13 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Kent +22 12 £41,250 +3.12% 1
South West +5 10 £51,000 +25.15% 2
Dartford - 10 - - 1
Hayes - 10 £34,250 -
East of England +17 9 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Farnborough -1 8 £41,750 +19.28%
Reigate +12 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -13 6 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -8 5 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Bedfordshire +18 4 £50,000 -
Wales - 4 £41,000 -
South Wales - 4 £41,000 -
Bristol - 3 £51,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +16 2 £38,750 -29.54% 2
Scotland +12 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 572 (85.76%) Network Security
2 557 (83.51%) Firewall
3 525 (78.71%) Cisco
4 374 (56.07%) CheckPoint
5 328 (49.18%) Cisco Certification
6 270 (40.48%) CCNP
7 255 (38.23%) Cisco ASA
8 247 (37.03%) Palo Alto
9 231 (34.63%) VPN
10 214 (32.08%) Juniper
11 164 (24.59%) F5
12 151 (22.64%) CCNA
13 140 (20.99%) LAN
14 126 (18.89%) WAN
15 120 (17.99%) Wireless
16 107 (16.04%) Data Centre
17 98 (14.69%) SIEM
18 93 (13.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 89 (13.34%) MPLS
20 86 (12.89%) Degree
21 84 (12.59%) Fortinet
22 79 (11.84%) BGP
23 76 (11.39%) TCP/IP
24 75 (11.24%) OSPF
25 74 (11.09%) ITIL
26 73 (10.94%) Network Management
27 71 (10.64%) Security Cleared
27 71 (10.64%) Service Delivery
28 70 (10.49%) Kalman Filter
29 69 (10.34%) CCSE

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.80%) IIS
3 11 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.05%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.75%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.60%) SAS
7 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Confluence
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 31 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.75%) MS Office
2 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.90%) SaaS
4 3 (0.45%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.45%) Office 365
5 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 572 (85.76%) Network Security
2 557 (83.51%) Firewall
3 255 (38.23%) Cisco ASA
4 231 (34.63%) VPN
5 140 (20.99%) LAN
6 126 (18.89%) WAN
7 120 (17.99%) Wireless
8 89 (13.34%) MPLS
9 79 (11.84%) BGP
10 76 (11.39%) TCP/IP
11 75 (11.24%) OSPF
12 69 (10.34%) SSL
13 66 (9.90%) Intrusion Detection
14 63 (9.45%) Cisco ISE
14 63 (9.45%) DNS
15 60 (9.00%) Cisco Nexus
16 58 (8.70%) EIGRP
17 52 (7.80%) DHCP
18 46 (6.90%) IPsec
19 44 (6.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.30%) MySQL
2 2 (0.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.15%) Big Data
3 1 (0.15%) DB2
3 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (8.40%) Telecoms
2 54 (8.10%) Finance
3 48 (7.20%) Banking
4 39 (5.85%) Law
5 19 (2.85%) Retail
6 9 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.20%) Games
7 8 (1.20%) Legal
8 4 (0.60%) Back Office
8 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.45%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.85%) 802.1X
2 17 (2.55%) Web Services
3 5 (0.75%) .NET
4 4 (0.60%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.45%) ELK Stack
5 3 (0.45%) JSON
5 3 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.45%) REST
5 3 (0.45%) SOAP
5 3 (0.45%) XML
6 2 (0.30%) Middleware
6 2 (0.30%) XMPP
7 1 (0.15%) CGI
7 1 (0.15%) ISPF
7 1 (0.15%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 54 (8.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 52 (7.80%) RSA SecurID
4 44 (6.60%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.65%) Internet of Things
7 11 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (1.05%) Statistics
8 7 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.75%) PKI
10 4 (0.60%) Replication
11 3 (0.45%) Equities
11 3 (0.45%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.45%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.30%) Clustering
12 2 (0.30%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.30%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.30%) Fintech
12 2 (0.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.75%) Windows
2 49 (7.35%) Linux
3 35 (5.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (1.95%) Unix
6 12 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) MVS
9 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (14.69%) SIEM
2 74 (11.09%) ITIL
3 73 (10.94%) Network Management
4 71 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 70 (10.49%) Kalman Filter
6 67 (10.04%) Change Management
7 62 (9.30%) Presales
8 50 (7.50%) Security Architecture
9 40 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
10 38 (5.70%) Information Security
11 35 (5.25%) DDoS Mitigation
12 31 (4.65%) Migration
13 28 (4.20%) Load Balancing
14 27 (4.05%) Network Design
14 27 (4.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 25 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (3.60%) ITIL V3
17 22 (3.30%) Ethical Hacking
18 21 (3.15%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (2.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.30%) Python
2 20 (3.00%) Perl
3 17 (2.55%) C
4 15 (2.25%) SQL
5 14 (2.10%) Ruby
6 7 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.75%) C++
7 5 (0.75%) Tcl
8 3 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.30%) PHP
9 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.15%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.15%) CLIST
10 1 (0.15%) Java
10 1 (0.15%) JCL
10 1 (0.15%) REXX
Qualifications
1 328 (49.18%) Cisco Certification
2 270 (40.48%) CCNP
3 151 (22.64%) CCNA
4 86 (12.89%) Degree
5 71 (10.64%) Security Cleared
6 69 (10.34%) CCSE
7 58 (8.70%) CCIE
8 48 (7.20%) CCSA
9 46 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 37 (5.55%) CCSP
11 28 (4.20%) JNCIP
12 25 (3.75%) CCIP
13 24 (3.60%) SSCP
14 22 (3.30%) CEH
15 21 (3.15%) CISSP
16 19 (2.85%) JNCIS
17 16 (2.40%) JNCIA
18 15 (2.25%) CCDP
19 9 (1.35%) CCVP
20 8 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (13.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (8.85%) SLA
3 28 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.45%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.30%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) GPG13
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.95%) Firmware
3 13 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.90%) ProxySG
7 5 (0.75%) KVM
8 3 (0.45%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.30%) vSphere
10 1 (0.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.15%) Snort
10 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (9.90%) FortiGate
2 20 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
3 15 (2.25%) Nessus
4 9 (1.35%) Nagios
5 7 (1.05%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.75%) QRadar
8 4 (0.60%) Cacti
9 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.45%) Kibana
9 3 (0.45%) logstash
9 3 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.45%) SmokePing
10 2 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.30%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.15%) Endace
11 1 (0.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 525 (78.71%) Cisco
2 374 (56.07%) CheckPoint
3 247 (37.03%) Palo Alto
4 214 (32.08%) Juniper
5 164 (24.59%) F5
6 84 (12.59%) Fortinet
7 59 (8.85%) Microsoft
8 54 (8.10%) SolarWinds
9 51 (7.65%) VMware
10 48 (7.20%) Blue Coat
11 46 (6.90%) Riverbed
12 45 (6.75%) HP
13 44 (6.60%) Aruba
13 44 (6.60%) Intel Security
14 43 (6.45%) Meraki
15 36 (5.40%) Qualys
16 27 (4.05%) ArcSight
17 23 (3.45%) FireEye
18 21 (3.15%) Cyber-Ark
19 20 (3.00%) AlgoSec
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